On the occasion of the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa, makers of Thalaivi, starring Kangana Ranaut, has announced that the film will release on April 23, 2021. The makers of the biopic on the life of an actress-turned- politician, Jayalalithaa announced the date of release of the film with a motion poster showcasing Jayalalithaa’s life from an actress to the leader who changed the state’s political destiny.
Kangana Ranaut shared the motion poster on social media and wrote, “To Jaya Amma, on her birth anniversary Witness the story of the legend, #Thalaivi, in cinemas on 23rd April, 2021. @thearvindswami #Vijay @vishinduri @ShaaileshRSingh @BrindaPrasad1 @neeta_lulla #BhushanKumar @KarmaMediaent @TSeries @vibri_media #SprintFilms @ThalaiviTheFilm”.
Thalaivi, directed by AL Vijay will release in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu. The film is produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shailesh R Singh.
After the demise of Jayalalithaa there has been a number of biopics on her announced. While a web series, Queen, was made on her and has been released on OTT, another movie is also in the making, The Iron Lady by debutant Priyadarshini starring Nithya Menen in the titular role.